Filmslam

About FilmSlam

Originally a project of University of Central Florida’s Downtown Media Arts Center, Enzian became the home of FilmSlam when DMAC closed in 2006. Now in its sixth year at Enzian, FilmSlam continues to be a popular outlet for indie and student filmmakers throughout the State of Florida.

FilmSlam will usually be held on the second Sunday of each month at 1PM at Enzian.

BELOW ARE THE DATES FOR 2012:

  • December 11, 2011
  • January 8, 2012
  • February 19, 2012
  • March 18, 2012
  • May 20, 2012
  • June 10, 2012
  • July 8, 2012
  • August 12, 2012
  • September 9, 2012
  • October 14, 2012

How to Enter FilmSlam

Click here to fill out entry form and for complete details! Your entry will not be complete until your DVD has been recieved at Enzian Theater so please mail or drop off screeners asap. 1300 South Orlando Ave. Maitland, FL with FilmSlam marked clearly on the outside of the package.
Questions? E-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for answers.

ELIGIBILITY

Entries submitted for review must be on DVD (screeners may be picked up in person at each month’s FilmSlam).
Entry format exhibited at the FilmSlam is DVD. Submission copies will also serve as the screener copies unless the filmmaker specifically requests a change.
All films must have a total running time of less than 20 minutes.
Films may only screen in ONE FilmSlam in 2012. Films selected for the FilmSlam are still eligible to enter the Florida Film Festival.
Films not selected for one month’s FilmSlam will be held and considered for the next month unless otherwise requested by the filmmaker.
Monthly FilmSlam audience winners that are 10 minutes or less in length are guaranteed a spot in the 2012 Brouhaha Film & Video Showcase. FilmSlam winners longer than 10 minutes will be programmed at the discretion of the Brouhaha selection committee.

ENTRY FEE

Entry into the FilmSlam is FREE (and open only) to all Florida Filmmakers. There is a $5.00 admission fee to the monthly screenings so that the filmmakers do not have to pay an entry fee! Tell your friends to come support indie film!

DEADLINE

Early entry is strongly encouraged. Submissions must be received by the FIRST OF THE MONTH in order to be considered for that month’s event - NO EXCEPTIONS! A well-written, 25-word synopsis of the basic plot and premise of the work(s) is required with each entry. If available, b/w and color promotional stills should be sent or e-mailed to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

SCHEDULING

Works are scheduled at the discretion of Enzian Theater and the FilmSlam programmers. Enzian retains the right to make changes to the published schedule at any time and for any reason.

SHIPPING

Shipping and postage costs for videos/DVDs and any support material to and from the FilmSlam will be paid by the filmmaker. FilmSlam will not accept COD shipments. Submissions may be addressed to:
FilmSlam c/o Enzian Theater
1300 South Orlando Avenue
Maitland, Florida 32751

Click Here to see FilmSlam ‘11.

Click Here to see FilmSlam ‘10.

Click Here to see FilmSlam ‘09.

FilmSlam Winners

October

  • 1st Place: La Historia Dominguez
  • 2nd Place: Travis Porter: Red Rock
  • 3rd Place: Assisted Living

September

  • 1st Place: Echoes of Regret
  • 2nd Place: Operation Shakedown
  • 3rd Place: The Passage

August

  • 1st Place: Cross Reference
  • 2nd Place: Mick the Brick
  • (tie) 3rd Place: You Have This Long / Choosing Fate

July

  • 1st Place: Pupsock & Wendell vs The Sky Pirates
  • 2nd Place: Through You: Hanging on Hope
  • 3rd Place: Pour Stars

June

  • 1st Place: Witness
  • 2nd Place: Skate of Mind
  • 3rd Place: Back to Nature

May

  • 1st Place: Captive
  • 2nd Place: Blue Bird Bake Shop
  • 3rd Place: The Wind

March

  • 1st Place: Bubblegum Smackers
  • 2nd Place: Prime Cut
  • 3rd Place: Contained

February

  • 1st Place: ReRe-Animated
  • 2nd Place: OCD: An Expression in Obsession
  • 3rd Place: Roid Rage: The Christmas Special

January

  • 1st Place: See
  • 2nd Place: Reset Button
  • 3rd Place: Situation Normal: A Film about SNAFU

December

  • 1st Place: The Pursuit
  • 2nd Place: The 8-Bit Hero
  • 3rd Place: The Adventures of Monty Moudlyn

FilmSlam Programs

October

September

  • Operation Shakedown
    Directed by: Nick Izvernari
  • Catch of the Day
    Written, Directed & Produced by: Jon Rubin
  • A Real Hero
    Directed by: Hector M. Sanchez Jr.
  • Echoes of Regret
    Written & Directed by: Fabian Reyes
  • Act of Love
    Written, Directed & Produced by: Andrew Lee Shelton
  • The Passage
    Written & Directed by: Tommy Ehrbar
  • Dear Danielle
    Written & Directed by: Amy Lyn Howell
  • The Distance
    Written, Directed & Produced by: Robert & Danny Bruno

August

  • Cross Reference (2011)
    Written & Directed by: Brent Buffington (http://www.brentbuffington.com)
  • You Have This Long (2012)
    Written & Directed by: Brian Quain (http://www.facebook.com/youhavethislong)
  • Mick the Brick (2012)
    Written & Directed by: David Zuckerman
  • Split (2012)
    Directed & Produced by: Mitchell Steven Blankman
  • Choosing Fate (2012)
    Directed & Produced by: Dale Metz & Ted Souppa (http://www.dalemetz.com)
  • Pupaphobia (2012)
    Written & Directed by: Matthew Carroll

July

  • Enthalpy
    Written, Produced & Directed by: Joops Fragale (http://www.386films.com)
  • In Country
    Written & Directed by: Jenna Sasso
  • Through You: “Hanging On Hope”
    Written & Directed by: Adam Arnali (http://www.zerodarkcinema.com)
  • SP #5
    Written, Produced & Directed by: Carl Knickerbocker (http://www.carlknickerbocker.com)
  • Death over Dishonor
    Directed by: Corey Provencal
  • The Cab
    Directed by: Grant Martin
  • Pour Stars  
    Directed by: Caroline Stevens-Sommers
  • Pupsock & Wendell vs. The Sky Pirates 
    Written & Directed by:  Patrick Algermissen (http://www.imtheawesome.com)

June

  • Witness (2012)
    Produced & Directed by: Liam Maston Malone
  • Night Shift (2012)
    Directed by: Matthew Cairns
  • SP #4 (2012)
    Produced & Directed by:  Carl Knickerbocker
  • Bind (2012)
    Written & Directed by: Matthew Mamone
  • Skate of Mind (2012)
    Directed by: Chris Horvath & Chase McCaffrey
  • The Path (2012)
    Written & Directed by: Jeremy Camp
  • Back to Nature (2012)
    Written & Directed by: Ricardo Ramos

May

March

February

January

  • Situation Normal: A Film about SNAFU (2011)
    Directed by: Ken Lowrie & Willie Sheely (http://www.cloudylogic.com)
  • See (2011)
    Directed & Produced by: Dale Metz   (http://www.dalemetz.com)
  • SP #2 (2011)
    Directed by: Carl Knickerbocker (http://www.carlknickerbocker.com)
  • The Circle of Drums (2011)
    Written & Directed by: Sigfredo A. Cruz
  • Escape (2011)
    Directed & Produced by: Matthew Mamone
  • Silence (2011)
    Written & Directed by: Petey Pete
  • Reset Button (2011)
    Directed by: Neil Watson & Stephy Patenaude

December

  • A Bike Ride to Remember (2011)
    Written & Directed by: Daniel Bartz
  • The Pursuit (2011)
    Written & Directed by: Andre Diaz(http://www.SMTVCHANNEL.com)
  • The Adventures of Monty Moudlyn (2011)
    Directed by: Zach Hibbard
  • The 8-Bit Hero (2011)
    Directed & Produced by: John Hammen Jr.
  • April Fools (2011)
    Directed by: Matt Taylor ( http://www.facebook.com/yurmat.productions)

 

 

 

 

 

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Regular Programming
General Admission $10.00 / Student/Senior/Military (with ID) $8.00
Matinees $8.00
Film Society Members $7.50 at all times

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1300 South Orlando Avenue  Maitland, FL 32751  Info Line: (407) 629-0054  Theater Offices: (407) 629-1088